McClellanville (HMQ4T)

Location: McClellanville, SC 29458 Charleston County
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N 33° 5.122', W 79° 27.635'

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McClellanville began in the late 1850s and early 1860s when local plantation owners A. J. McClellan and R. T. Morrison sold lots in the vicinity of Jeremy Creek to planters of the Santee Delta, who sought relief from summer fevers. The first store opened soon after the Civil War, and the village became the social and economic center for a wide area that produced timber, rice,
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cotton, naval stores, and seafoods. Incorporated in 1926 and encircled by the Francis Marion National Forest and Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, McClellanville is best known for its shrimp fleet and seafood industries. Except for a period during the Civil War, two lighthouses in the Wildlife Refuge served as beacons to coastal shipping from 1827 to 1947.
HM NumberHMQ4T
Marker Number10-24
Year Placed1995
Placed BySt. James, Santee, Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 1:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 643674 N 3661804
Decimal Degrees33.08536667, -79.46058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 5.122', W 79° 27.635'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 5' 7.32" N, 79° 27' 38.10" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 551-559 State Rd S-10-9, McClellanville SC 29458, US
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